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Chronic Care

AHRQ's Multiple Chronic Conditions Research Network
Asthma Health Disparities Collaborative Coalition Guide
Asthma Return-on-Investment Calculator
Bringing Human Factors into Home Health Care: Institute of Medicine Report and Designer's Guide
Cardiovascular Disease and Other Chronic Conditions in Women: Recent Findings
Child Health Research: Chronic Illnesses
Chronic Care for Low-Income Children with Asthma: Strategies for Improvement
Designing and Implementing Medicaid Disease and Care Management Programs: A User's Guide
Hispanic Diabetes Disparities Learning Network in Community Health Centers
Improving the Quality of Asthma Care
   Asthma Care Quality Improvement: A Resource Guide for State Action—Update
   Asthma Care Quality Improvement: A Workbook for State Action
Improving the Quality of Diabetes Care
   Diabetes Care Quality Improvement: A Resource Guide for State Action
   Diabetes Care Quality Improvement: Workbook for State Action
Integrating Chronic Care and Business Strategies in the Safety Net: A Toolkit for Primary Care Practices and Clinics
   Practice Coaching Manual
Patient Self-Management Support Programs: An Evaluation
Prevention and Chronic Care
Quality Improvement and Performance Measurement in Medicaid Care Management: Fact Sheet
Toolkit for Implementing the Chronic Care Model in an Academic Environment
Women With Diabetes: Quality of Health Care, 2004-2005
Women at High Risk for Diabetes: Access and Quality of Health Care, 2003-2006

Library of Resources for Chronic Diseases

Research Activities: Online Newsletter
Summarizes study findings relating to chronic conditions

News and Numbers

Date   Title
3/20/12 Six in 10 Obese Adults Have Joint Pain
3/7/12 Hospital Readmission Rates Higher for Chronic Conditions

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Evidence Reports

Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, No. 175:
Barriers and Drivers of Health Information Technology Use for the Elderly, Chronically Ill, and Underserved

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Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) Reports

MEPS Statistical Brief, No. 5:
Medical Care and Treatment for Chronic Conditions, 2000
MEPS Statistical Brief, No. 13:
Asthma Treatment: Use of Medications and Devices, 2000
MEPS Statistical Brief, No. 34:
The Prevalence of Obesity and Other Chronic Health Conditions among Diabetic Adults in the U.S. Community Population, 2001
MEPS Statistical Brief, No. 58:
Chronic Conditions and Outpatient Prescription Medicines for Persons 18 and Older in the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 1987 and 2001
MEPS Statistical Brief, No. 105:
Diabetes Management: Tests and Treatments among the 18 and Older U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population in 2003
MEPS Statistical Brief, No. 162:
Getting Health Care from Specialists among Adults with Chronic Conditions, U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2004
MEPS Statistical Brief, No. 222:
Arthritis: Use and Expenditures among U.S. Adult Noninstitutionalized Population, 2005

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